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Chocolate Peanut Protein Balls

makes 10
Course Gluten free, Vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Author Vanessa


  • 8 Dates pitted
  • 1 scoop Plant-based unsweetened Protein Powder 25g
  • 2 tablespoons chopped Peanuts
  • 2 teaspoons Cocoa Powder
  • 4 teaspoons Maple Syrup
  • Peanut Powder optional


  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor. Pulse until they are well combined.
  2. Roll into teaspoon sized balls or use a cookie scoop.
  3. Roll each protein ball in peanut powder (optional).
  4. Can be eaten right away or chilled in the refrigerator for 30 minutes first.

Recipe Notes

1) Protein balls should be slightly sticky. If they are too moist add additional chopped peanuts or protein powder 1/2 teaspoon at a time until right the balls are the right texture. If the protein balls are to dry and falling apart add another date.